Inpatient Coder (1.0 FTE)

Essentia Health - Duluth, MN3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $48,000 - $66,000 a year
Building Location:
Business Service Center

46240 Hospital Coding

Job Description:
Evaluates health record documentation and accurate reimbursement by insuring that diagnostic and procedural codes and other documentation accurately reflect and support the inpatient hospital admission. Adheres to coding clinic and coding guidelines and queries medical professionals as needed. Reviews medical information such as diseases or symptoms and diagnostic descriptions and procedures to accurately assign and sequence ICD-10 CM/PCS codes and DRG assignment. Adheres to the quality and productivity standards set by the department. Position requires a high level of attention to detail, accuracy, and being able to work under some pressure, along with customer service skills to establish and enhance positive relationships with medical professionals, colleagues, and others.

Education Qualifications:
Successful completion or currently enrolled in a program which includes course work in ICD-10-CM/PCS, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology and disease processes AND a passing score on the Essentia Health Hospital inpatient coding skills assessment.

Licensure/Certification Qualifications:
Credentialed as or eligible* for: CCS, CIC, RHIT, RHIA

  • Applicable credentialing required within two years of date of hire

Shift Rotation:
Day Rotation (United States of America)

Shift Start Time:

Shift End Time:

No weekends


Call Obligation:

DC USWA Main & Neighborhoods (DCUMN)

Union Posting Deadline:
11/22/2019 11pm